Penn State Athletic Director Pat Kraft has been in State College since July and it already feels like home. While vastly different from Philadelphia and Boston where he worked for nine years, Kraft says that State College reminds him of Bloomington, Indiana, another town he called home for 18 years. He received three degrees at Indiana University in sports business […]

A Public Historian

Bellefonte is so rich in history, it gave Matt Maris the history bug and he’ll probably never be cured. His most recent project is a book about the Gamble Mill. Titled “Memories at the Gamble Mill: A Historic Landmark in Bellefonte, Pa.,” the book not only provides a history of the mill at 160 Dunlop Street but brings it up […]

Past and Future

Anna L. Rupprecht, the new director of the Columbus Chapel & Boal Mansion Museum in Boalsburg, is grounded in the past but also keeps her eye on the future. Her philosophy comes down to this: “People come here from different backgrounds and different levels of history. I want them to leave here with a renewed interest in history.” To attract […]

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